TIM has piles of cash and can afford to pay more not to use Huawei
Cash-strapped telco TIM, which proudly announced it was only 24.3 billion euro in debt last year, apparently now feels it is so flush with cash it can afford to give Huawei the bum's rush.
If you leave us, we will ring you every day for months
Sky in Italy is so desperate to keep customers it is losing that it has adopted a policy of harassing them like a neurotic ex-girlfriend who wants another chance.
We wanna know where they go
Italian authorities are working on introducing a smartphone app that would help health services trace the contacts of people who test positive for the coronavirus as the government looks at ways of gradually lifting a lock-down imposed a month ago.
They can't get sick
The crisis in the Italian health service is proving a good testing ground for robotic medical staff.
We have a the rubber bands and sticking tape in place
Italy’s under-resourced internet is taking a battering from millions of Italians working from home, and there is some concern that smoke will start pouring out of the back and dangerous-looking steam appearing from under the bonnet.
My back stretcher has been delayed
Amazon will stop shipping non-essential products to consumers in Italy and France, the company said on Saturday, representing an escalation in the e-commerce giant’s response in regions hard hit by the coronavirus outbreak.
Claim mobile phones cause brain tumours
An Italian court has ruled that prolonged use of mobile phones can cause head tumours despite scientists overwhelmingly agreeing there is no evidence to back this up.
Looking for an investor
Telecom Italia (TIM) plans to spin off its data centre operations and look for an investor ahead of a potential market listing, after announcing a partnership with Google to develop its cloud business.
Wants a hand with its Open Fibre plans
Telecom Italia has made progress in cutting its debt burden as it presses ahead with plans to find an investment partner to help it fund a potential tie-up with smaller rival Open Fiber.